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    Hero of the Week – Operation: Ranger Up – People Who We Love

    As promised, here is a list of all of the fine people who donated to Operation Ranger Up.  If you feel you were inadvertently left off this list, email me at...

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    Operation Ranger Up – Application Guidelines

      The following items are what you’ll need to apply to the Ranger Up Veteran Entrepreneur program. 1.       Cover Letter Please include your contact information, an introduction, biography, so we know...

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    War Footing

      By J.E. McCollough “If we (the United States) minded our own business we would live in a far less dangerous world.” — Former Representative Ron Paul “America must move off...

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    Douchebag Democracy

      By RU Twisted Ahh, election season is upon us, once again. Yes, I realize that it’s only March, but the campaigns are already kicking off all across the country as...

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    Hero of the Week: Master Sergeant Joshua Gavulic

      By Havoc 13 I never met Josh “Gav” Gavulic, but by all accounts he was an all-around genuinely good person. People who knew him well describe a dedicated father and...

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    We’re Better Than This

      By Nick Palmisciano We need to stop being fucking assholes. I have a massive amount of pride about the time I spent in the military.  I have an even greater appreciation...

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    2013 Media and Why We “Ducked” the Story

      By RU Twisted This last year has served as further proof that most of what passes for news in this country is nothing but a marketing campaign. It seems quite...

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    Forsworn

      By Peter Nealen “Forsworn.” You don’t hear that word much anymore.  It’s an old word, from before the 12th Century.  It means “to be guilty of perjury.”  In context, it...

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    Douche of the Week: Rep. Neugebauer

      By RU Rob   Before I start into a tirade, there are some things you need to know. 1. In my opinion, closing open-air monuments or any National Park that...

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    Douche of the Week: The IRS

      By Mr. Twisted.   Without question, out of all the Douche of the Week candidates we have written about, this one ranks near the top of them in terms of...

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    NSA and the Cult of the Presidency

        Another day, another scandal, as the headline states. A lot will be written about the NSA spying story in the next couple weeks, but I felt it necessary to...

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    Dave Roever, Chad Robichaux, and the Mighty Oaks Foundation

    By Mr. Twisted. While serving as a river boat gunner in Vietnam, Dave Roever was severely burned by a phosphorus grenade. Numerous surgeries, 14 months in a hospital, and many years...

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    The Boston Marathon: Good, Bad, and America

    Events such as those occurring at the Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, tend to bring out both the very best and absolute worst of humanity. It is in these extreme...

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    On Newtown. On Guns.

    On Friday, a dad received news that a lone gunman walked into an elementary school and murdered twenty first grade children and six adults. His heart fell to the ground. Tears...

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    Height and Weight

    By Mr. Twisted On the radio this morning I heard that the number one reason for the US Army turning away potential recruits is obesity. The story went on to add...

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    Tragedy in Midland

    By Jack Mandaville “I haven’t seen that many brothers down since I left Vietnam forty-three years ago,” said Midland County Sheriff Gary Painter, a two tour Veteran of Vietnam. At 4:36...

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